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Fred Cox receives 2012 Technology Hall of Fame from TBAN
Published on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 (2:39 p.m.)FRED COX RECEIVES 2012 TECHNOLOGY HALL OF FAME FROM TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS ALLIANCE OF NEVADA.
Ubiquita Chairman Fred Cox Awarded with 2012 Technology Hall of Fame Award
Las Vegas, NV – March 1, 2013 –Technology Business Alliance of Nevada (TBAN), a non-profit organization proactively fostering high technology growth in Nevada, presented Fred Cox, the Chairman of Ubiquita’s Board, with the 2012 Technology Hall of Fame Award at its 7th Annual Tech Honors Awards Ceremony.
Fred Cox received a BSEE from Texas A&M; University in 1956; an MSEE from MIT in 1958; and an EE Professional degree from MIT in 1959. He was class valedictorian at A&M;, is a member of several engineering honor societies, was a National Science Fellow from 1956 to 1957, recipient of an MIT Corporate Leadership Award, and holder of 3 technical patents. Fred has held engineering positions in industry and as an independent consultant, has acted as CEO of two technology-based companies, and was the founder and CEO of three other high-tech companies. He has taken three companies through their Initial public offerings. His recently retired from his last company, Emulex Corporation (NYSE, ELX), after serving for 34 continuous years in the capacities of founder, CEO, Chairman, and Chairman Emeritus. Fred is active in Southern Nevada as a major donor to UNLV and the Smith Center. He is sponsor of the Cox Senior Design competition at UNLV School of Engineering.
Jason Mendenhall, Executive Vice President, Cloud at Switch was the master of ceremonies for the night and presented Fred Cox with the 2012 Technology Hall of Fame Award. The 2012TechNV Honor winners are published on the TBAN website, www.tban.com.
About Ubiquita, Inc.
Ubiquita, Inc. provides converged communication and IT for small and medium sized business enterprises. Customers are supported by a 24x7 system monitoring and a direct service organization. Ubiquita offers a wide range of feature rich services over a customer’s existing broadband connection, providing a more efficient and effective working environment. From on and offsite backup to advanced telephony to 4G fail over, everything is provided through Ubiquita in one monthly plan. For more information, please visit www.ubiquita.com.
Technology Business Alliance of Nevada (TBAN) is anon-profit organization assisting high-tech companies in finding the talent, customers and financing necessary to be successful. TBAN’s primary focus is in the following industries: software, telecommunications, web commerce, IT consulting, biotechnology and hardware. They also seek to provide career and professional development opportunities to information technology executives in the traditional industries such as finance, health care, hospitality, gaming, and government among many others. TBAN is dedicated to ensuring the advancement of the local technology community in all ways possible. For more information about TBAN, visit www.tban.com.
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